Tara Hurt

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Ignite Teaching - Collaborate on Multimedia Projects

Ignite Teaching is a free iPad app and web app that students can use to collaborate on the development of multimedia projects. Through Ignite …

“New Teacher Advice – ‘Hold On To Your Optimism & Idealism'”

New Teacher Advice – ‘Hold On To Your Optimism & Idealism’ is the title of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>Allison Zmuda, Jenny Edwards, …

Thinking About Professional Learning

Once again, Tom Whitby has knocked it out of the park with a recent post “<b>Poor teachers: Who is to blame?</b>” I shudder at the expression “Poor …

13 New EdTech Tools to Boost Engagement 2016

13 New EdTech Tools to Boost Engagement 2016<p>By Learn2Earn Blog Team<p>When students are engaged in learning, they experience increased attention and …

Three Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts

column | Technology in School<p>Three Reasons Students Should Own Your Classroom’s Twitter and Instagram Accounts<p>By Kayla Delzer (Columnist)     Feb 3, …

Reading literary fiction improves empathy, study finds

Have you ever felt that reading a good book makes you better able to connect with your fellow human beings? If so, the results of a new scientific study back you up, but only if your reading material is literary fiction – pulp fiction or non-fiction will not do.<p>Psychologists David Comer Kidd and …

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

<i>Ed note: This post has been republished from a 2013 post.</i><p>Creativity isn’t always something that just happens. It can take quite a bit of work to …